My Life in 8 Words
Q. What is your motto or maxim?
A. Chocolate will make it better.
Q. What are your most overused words or phrases?
A. Seriously. No, seriously!
Q. What is your greatest achievement?
A. Raising my son.
Q. With whom in history do you most identify?
A. Joan of Arc, I guess, in that I'm not afraid to do things my own way, regardless of what others think.
Q. What’s your best quality?
September 08, 2010When people hear that the title of my book is Losing Faith, the first question I often field is whether or not it is a religious book. Well, no, it’s not. But to me, at least, the book does have spiritual themes and a double entendre with the title.
Even though I’m from a Bible-belt community, I did not grow up in the church. I had a fairly regular group of friends at school, but my best friend lived across the country in Colorado. Before the world of e-mail, we wrote each other long handwritten letters, filled with every little detail from our daily lives. But when a long stretch passed without a letter from my friend, I started to... see more